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Inspiring Change

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada invites you to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2014!

On International Women's Day, Canadians participate in a worldwide celebration of women, peace and human rights. Canada's theme for International Women's Day 2014 is Inspiring Change which encourages advocacy for women's advancement everywhere in every way. It calls for challenging the status quo for women's equality and vigilance inspiring positive change.



Go Girls logo ENAt Big Brothers Big Sisters we believe in the importance of positively shaping the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image and setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life. Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds is a group mentoring program for girls through Big Brothers Big Sisters that is geared towards girls between the ages of 12-14 and focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem.

More information on the Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds mentoring program >

Impact of Mentoring

Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years.